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Wednesday, 4 May 2011

And then there was a boy.....and a garden

 I got some new goodies in the post this morning......one of them being this boy stamp......And then there was a boy.......by SUZI BLU for UNITY STAMPS.......available from THE STAMP ATTIC (not on the web site yet so just give Wendy a call!)

 ...... I really like this stamp......he is so quirky................the background was made with spray inks and a circle stencil and then a PRIMA flower mask...........and then I wrote on the page..........was still nervous but I took the plunge.....still not that happy with the way it looks...........the spots helped!


 And now for the garden......mine that is!!! Thought I'd show you this view of my back garden (with very green.....duck weed covered pond)......it's getting pretty full!

 Both these plants are PHLOMIS......the top one is the more delicate pink one while the one at the bottom is the far more robust yellow version (not quite in flower yet)........I love the way the flowers appear at intervals around the stem.

8 comments:

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Ooh that boy does look quite quirky Sue, I'm liking him, he looks quite big. Love the journal pages. The garden is looking good mate especially those Phlomis. Tracy x

Effie said...

That's a great page..love the masking,He's really quirky.. I love Suzi Blu stamps.

Gez said...

Fab journal pages :)
Might need to pay Wendy a visit! ;)
Your garden is looking great too. Interesting plants.

Gaby Bee said...

These pages are stunning! Once again you have done a fabulous job!

Have lovely day!
Gaby

Dawn said...

I really like your Journal pages! the flowers are unusual and I also like how they flower on the stem. Never seen these before. thanks for sharing

love Dawn xx

thekathrynwheel said...

Ooh I love this - the stamp looks cool! And I really like your writing - I think the writing really makes the page come alive.
Your garden is looking great too (but maybe you don't have an 8 year old boy walloping a football into everything!)

Sue Smith said...

He's kinda handsome and I really love the masked background!!!

Sarah Anderson said...

LoVe the handwriting Sue - it's what caught my eye first on your page. Good on you for taking the plunge, it looks wonderful :)